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Perennials

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
From New York Times bestselling author Julie Cantrell comes a story of family and the Southern roots that call us home.

“If Julie Cantrell isn’t on your reading list, she should be.” —Lisa Wingate

Years ago, Lovey chose to leave her family and the South far behind. But now that she’s returned, she’s realizing things at home were not always what they seemed.

Eva Sutherland—known to all as Lovey—grew up safe and secure in Oxford, Mississippi, surrounded by a rich literary history and her mother’s stunning flower gardens. But a shed fire, and the injuries it caused, changed everything. Her older sister, Bitsy, blamed Lovey for the irreparable damage. Bitsy became the homecoming queen and the perfect Southern belle who could do no wrong. All the while, Lovey served as the family scapegoat, always bearing the brunt when Bitsy threw blame her way.

At eighteen, suffocating in her sister’s shadow, Lovey turned down a marriage proposal and fled to Arizona. Free from Bitsy’s vicious lies, she became a successful advertising executive and a weekend yoga instructor, carving a satisfying life for herself. But at forty-five, Lovey is feeling more alone than ever and questioning the choices that led her here.

When her father calls insisting she come home three weeks early for her parents’ 50th anniversary, Lovey is at her wits’ end. She’s about to close the biggest contract of her career, and there’s a lot on the line. But despite the risks, her father’s words, “Family First,” draw her back to the red-dirt roads of Mississippi.

Lovey is quickly engrossed in a secret project—a memory garden her father has planned as an anniversary surprise. But the landscaper who’s also working on it is none other than Fisher, the first boy she ever loved. As she helps create this sacred space, Lovey begins to rediscover her roots, the power of second chances, and how to live perennially in spite of life’s many trials and tragedies.

Genre: Inspirational

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January 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Perennials (Thorndike Press Large Print Christian Fiction)
Author(s): Julie Cantrell
ISBN: 1-4328-4627-2 / 978-1-4328-4627-5 (USA edition)
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November 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Perennials
Author(s): Julie Cantrell
ISBN: 0-7180-3764-2 / 978-0-7180-3764-2 (USA edition)
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November 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Perennials
Author(s): Julie Cantrell
ISBN: 1-5384-6981-2 / 978-1-5384-6981-1 (USA edition)
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November 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Perennials Lib/E
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ISBN: 1-5384-6980-4 / 978-1-5384-6980-4 (USA edition)
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November 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Perennials
Author(s): Julie Cantrell
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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